Course Overview

Food manufacturing can vary depending on the company you work for. It could include breweries, dairies, confectioners, bakeries, soft drinks, fish, fresh produce, ice cream makers etc.
As a food manufacturing apprentice, you will be following a comprehensive training programme which offers training in a variety of skills in the production of food and drink.

What will I achieve?

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship:

• IPQ Level 2 Certificate in your chosen skill
• Functional Skills
• Employee Rights and Responsibilities
• Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Advanced Level Apprenticeship:

• IPQ Level 3 Certificate in your chosen skill
• Functional Skills
• Employee Rights and Responsibilities
• Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

What training will I receive?

The training covers the use of equipment, measuring, mixing, temperature control and packaging. You will need to work to high standards of hygiene and be conscious of quality as companies are working to very high standards. If you are following an Apprenticeship programme, there will be no need to attend college as you will be assessed in the workplace by a qualified Training Officer.

Additional Benefits

• All vacancies are jobs from day one
• Your training will lead to a nationally recognised qualification
• You will receive an attractive wage/salary during training
• We have a dedicated team to support you with your English and maths skills
• We operate an equality and diversity policy
• All employers are appraised for health and safety
• We will visit you regularly during your training
• Your training will be full and varied

Case Study

Paul Gobin at Gobins Family Butchers

’During my time undertaking my NVQ with North Lancs. Training Group I have built a much better understanding of how a business in the food industry should be run, under the excellent knowledge and guidance of my tutor. I have gained valuable skills and confidence to move the business forward’’

Paul is nearing the end of his L3 Food Industry Skills Apprenticeship and has shown excellent commitment and attitude towards his approach to further develop his knowledge and skills as a butcher. This has led to substantial business growth and the introducing of a range of exciting new product lines.